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`10 Days in a Madhouse' opera premieres in Philadelphia, celebrating women's voices

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kiera Duffy is disturbed by “10 Days in a Madhouse” as much as an 1887 public was outraged by the squalid surroundings exposed by trailblazing reporter Nellie Bly. “T...

For this US Open in LA, fairways look wider than they really are

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rickie Fowler was walking toward his golf ball in the 18th fairway on a cool, cloudy Sunday afternoon when he looked to his right and to his left and asked a most unusual question f...

Ginnie Newhart, wife of comedy legend Bob Newhart, dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ginnie Newhart, who was married to comedy legend Bob Newhart for six decades and inspired the classic ending of his “Newhart” series, has died. She was 82. Publicist J...

British comedian and TV star Paul O'Grady dies at 67

LONDON (AP) — Entertainer Paul O’Grady, who achieved fame as drag queen Lily Savage before becoming a much-loved comedian and host on British television, has died. He was 67. Britain's q...

Marriage and Dating Software Market Size, Inclinations and Development Status Highlighted During Forecast Period 2022 to 2028

The research report includes important information on current market trends, upcoming developments, and technical innovation. The Global Marriage and Dating Software Market Business Report only uses i...

Dating apps weigh in on online dating in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During the pandemic, more people turned to dating apps to look for love and connect with others. As a result, dating apps like Bumble and Goodnight reported a significa...

Small businesses brace for cautious holiday shoppers

NEW YORK (AP) — Small businesses are stocking the shelves early this holiday season and waiting to see how many gifts inflation-weary shoppers feel like giving. Holiday shopping was...

Constipated scorpions, love at first sight inspire Ig Nobels

BOSTON (AP) — The sex lives of constipated scorpions, cute ducklings with an innate sense of physics, and a life-size rubber moose may not appear to have much in common, but they all inspired the winn...

Chinese woman betrothed to blind date after 1 month in lockdown together

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman in China’s Shaanxi Province is getting engaged to a man after being locked in his apartment for one month due to a lockdown that went into effect in mid-Dece...

Chinese bachelorette locked in blind date's apartment after Henan's snap lockdown

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An unmarried Chinese woman surnamed Wang (王) had her blind date dramatically extended by several days after authorities announced an immediate lockdown. The lockdown wa...

South Taiwan man fined NT$170,000 for starting Vietnamese bride agency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man has been fined NT$170,000 (US$6,100) by the National Immigration Agency (NIA) for starting an illegal cross-border matchmaking agency introducing rural Vietnamese wo...

Research blames 'expensive wedding costs' for Chinese men not marrying

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following a Hunan Province policy seeking to encourage young women to “stay in the countryside to serve unmarried men,” controversies surrounding the “di...

Look back in laughter: 'The Daily Show' celebrates at 25

NEW YORK (AP) — Long before there was fake news, there was a fake news show. Comedy Central's “The Daily Show” launched 25 years ago this month, dedicated to skewering journalism and...

Recently married lawyer and husband missing in collapse

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — The remains of 11 people have been found after the collapse of a 12-story beachfront condominium building in Florida, authorities have said. The Associated Press has been reporti...

Argentine family among missing in Florida building collapse

SURFSIDE, Fla. (AP) — The remains of 11 people have been found after the collapse of a 12-story beachfront condominium building in Florida, authorities said Monday. The Associated Press has been repor...